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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 153–155.
Published: 01 September 2014
... rights reserved. 153 On July 30, 2013, Russell Simmons had been outraged with black CNN news anchor Don Lemon for having such a limited view of black struggle that the latter would suggest that ceasing use of the N-word, a halt to wearing sagging pants, and a reduction in teen pregnancy and absentee...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 236–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
... themselves against such behaviors or if they act out, while their counseling needs are disregarded or overlooked (Crenshaw, Ocen, and Nanda 2015 ). As mentioned above, Black girls are also at high risk of teen pregnancy. Pregnant female students may become segregated from their peers and stigmatized...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 March 2018
... health outcomes, and cultivate positive relationships with themselves and others (Future of Sex Education Initiative 2012). Historically, CSE program developers targeted particular sexual health issues (e.g., teen pregnancy prevention, HIV/AIDS, etc.) and loosely tailored curricula to broadly defined...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Adrienne Perry Copyright © 2021 Smith College 2021 teen pregnancy Wyoming mixed-race experience alcoholism creative nonfiction sisterhood Data analysis revealed multiple key findings relative to the perception of assets of the pregnant African American teen. First, the teens...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 219–229.
Published: 01 March 2018
... a "discourse of risk" (Lupton 1993; Tuck 2009) for example, childhood obesity, school bullying, "girl fighting," substance use, teen pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infections. LeConte lovingly pushes us to look to and learn from Black Feminisms and Black Girlhood Studies in our work in Black girls' health...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 260–275.
Published: 01 March 2018
...; 25-30% of urban African American women receive little or no prenatal care; African American teens tend to wait an average of 1 year between initiating sexual intercourse and first using a perscription method of contraception; 80% of pregnant teens become high school dropouts; A recent study...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2018
... (Onyango 2017 ). Working with girls and women is simple, a passion. Frankly, the elevator pitch is easy. I work at ZanaAfrica as the managing editor of Nia Teen magazine and comics that target girls ages ten to fourteen, empowering them with engaging resources on menstrual health and reproductive...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 63–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of representation (especially regarding race and class and gender teamed up with a group of artists in the early 1990s to make the "Wake Up Little Susie" show. This room-size installation about single pregnancy and race in the U.S. in the decades between World War II and Roev. Wadetraveled to 56 campus galleries...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2019
... as she then experienced it, incidents that highlight a long-standing breach between this famous black and Third wave feminist mother-and-daughter pair. The first such incident occurs over the phone, when Walker calls her mother to share the news of her pregnancy, saying that she has “never been happier...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 261–292.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and lesbians in homophobic black intellectual discourses of"the black community"-often because of their symbolic power to represent multiple crises (black matriarchy, the black family, teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS,welfare, the materialism of black youth culture, the limits of black feminism, etcbut...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., “run by Black teachers . . . out of the earshot of whites” as creating “a positive place for Black teens” to develop a revolutionary sense of themselves (Wheeler 2004 : 46). She cites the autobiography of Angela Davis, of the same age cohort as Moody and coming of age herself in the Southern state...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the sexual assault. But the primary concern within the discourses that accompanied the rape was the hyper concern over the boys’ futures and the individualizing of Rhinaman as a reckless, promiscuous teen. Rhinaman’s rape is also a site of necrophiliac and necropatriarchal violence (the boys carried her...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 88–120.
Published: 01 March 2014
...) centers on a teen girl confronting racism at a prestigious ballet school. In her second novel, TheFallofRome(2002), Southgate explores interracial and intraracial conflicts in a northeastern boarding school where her black male protagonist sterilely approaches both people and the study of Latin in AYESHA...